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Kneel / Candace Buford.

Buford, Candace, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781335402516 :
  • ISBN: 1335402519 :
  • Physical Description: 311 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Inkyard Press, [2021]

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When his best friend is unfairly arrested and kicked off the team, Russell Boudreaux kneels during the national anthem in an effort to fight for justice and, in an instant, falls from local stardom to become a target of hatred.
Subject: Racism > Fiction.
Justice > Fiction.
African American football players > Fiction.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Orford Libraries.

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Kneel
Kneel
by Buford, Candace
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Kneel


"A must read. 10/10." --Broderick Hunter, actor, model, and activist This fearless debut novel explores racism, injustice, and self-expression through the story of a promising Black football star in Louisiana. The system is rigged. For guys like Russell Boudreaux, football is the only way out of their small town. As the team's varsity tight end, Rus has a singular goal: to get a scholarship and play on the national stage. But when his best friend is unfairly arrested and kicked off the team, Rus faces an impossible choice: speak up or live in fear. "Please rise for the national anthem." Desperate for change, Rus kneels during the national anthem. In one instant, he falls from local stardom and becomes a target for hatred. But he's not alone. With the help of his best friend and an unlikely ally, Rus will fight for his dreams, and for justice. "A gripping story about what it looks like when we demand equity, justice, and recognition of our own humanity." --Kalynn Bayron, author of Cinderella Is Dead

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